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Wold Newton

Wold Newton

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Just inland from Filey Bay, Humanby was once one of the 12 market towns in the East Riding and still retains its own station on the Yorkshire Coast Railway line. From here you visit small villages and hamlets as you ride around the broad swathe of the Great Wold Valley and either side of the Gypsey Race - the only, albeit intermittent, surface stream on the Wolds. Thwing takes it name from the Scandinavian language meaning 'strip of high land', there's an art gallery at Willerby Wold Farm (Wed-Sun), while Fordon has what must be one of the tiniest churches.

Cycle Route: Circular Route from Hunmanby (via Burton Fleming, Thwing, Octon, Foxholes, Ganton Wold and Fordon)

Access: On Road

Miles: 21

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Toilets No public toilets are availble on this route.
Refreshments Choice of eateries in Hunmanby. Pub and shops in Burton Fleming. Coffee shop in art gallery at Willerby Wold Farm. Opening times will vary.

Open all the time


Beverley Tourist Information Centre


North Yorkshire,
YO14 0JG



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Map reference: TA 093771  Lat: 54.17805 Long: -0.32686